Collette Allen

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How To Block All The Companies Tracking You On Facebook

Facebook is a great utility if you want to stay in touch with friends and family, share photos, and see what other people are up to in their lives. …

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I Went on a Bone Broth Diet and Stuff Got Weird

For one week, my biggest question was chicken or beef? Or chicken?<p>Like most people living in a metropolitan area, I am tired. My right hip aches because I’m a 31-year-old geriatric. My scalp is dry—but, some consolation, not as dry as my face. My energy is zapped after one exhausting subway ride, …

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You Will Never Eat Ice Cream the Same Way Again

A brownie bowl is exactly what your summer needed.<p>If your favorite thing about summer is ice cream, then get prepare yourself. Dreyer's Ice Cream has come up with a few ideas so genius, we can't believe we've lived this long without them: Rather than just serving ice cream in a bowl (boring!), tyou …

5 Fantastically Fast Family Meals

Oh, the meals you could make if you had more time, right? Well, these family-friendly dinners are all delicious and surprisingly quick to make. You can have them on the table in 30 minutes -- <i>or less.</i><p><b>1. Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli</b><p>Sometimes it seems impossible to make a meal the whole …

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The Secret Lives of Hillary and Bill in the White House

Broken lamps, shouting matches, sneaking away to the pool—and other scenes from the Clinton residence during the Lewinsky scandal.<p>Emery says he was devastated at the loss of his job, and his $50,000 salary. “I was out of work for a year,” he says. “They ripped the rug right out from under me. You …

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6 Ways to Bring More Pork Awesomeness Into Your Life

Pork provides so much more joy than just bacon and barbecue. Chef Kevin Gillespie shares 6 awesome new ways to cook it.<p>We love bacon. We love barbecue. But even we, unabashed lovers of pork product can admit: It's easy to fall into a rut when cooking it at home. Luckily, chef <b>Kevin Gillespie</b> of the …

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One Pot Pasta Recipes That Will Save Weeknight Dinners Everywhere

Weekdays are busy. They're also really long. And even though we all have to eat, making dinner at the end of a workday is the last thing we want to do. Right? If you're nodding your head in agreement, we have good news: We have found a simple dinner option. Let us introduce you to our new favorite …

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7 Most Romantic Caribbean Resorts

<i>By Dalia Colon for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Vacation is meant to be an escape -- from the kids, from errands, from that irritating guy at work who's really into gratuitous lunchtime meetings. So if you're thinking of booking a Valentine's Day getaway this year, a carefree, all-inclusive resort makes a …

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Crispy Roasted Breakfast Potatoes for Brunch Happiness

Breakfast potatoes roasted to perfection, with the addition of red onions and peppers. Add some poached eggs, and you never need to go out for brunch again!<p>Cooking is my love language. I suppose that falls under <i>acts of service</i>, but it’s not really the same to me. After all, we all need to eat and …

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The Forgiveness Boost

Making amends with those who trespass against us yields a number of physical and mental benefits. Sometimes even victims of the worst crimes can find solace in letting go.<p>On New Year’s Eve in 1995, Frances McNeill, a 78-year-old woman who lived alone in Knoxville, Tennessee, went to bed early. …

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Bleak Books to Read in January

January is bleak. Cold. Dark. Depressing. Gone are the merry, or mandatory, festivities around fireplaces; the warm glow of either love or alcohol has crystallized into the hard-eyed stare of a sober new year. Embrace it. Here is the time to look inward. Reflect. Drink cocoa and organize the apps …

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Preheat the oven to 325°F. In a small bowl, combine sage, rosemary, salt and pepper. Brush turkey breast all over with butter. Loosen skin over …

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To thaw scallops, arrange on a paper towel-lined plate, cover and refrigerate overnight. Alternately, place scallops in a resealable plastic bag and …

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4684-1.jpg <br>Roast Pork Loin with Thyme and Citrus Jam<p>While Thanksgiving is all about the sides, the main course takes center stage during this month’s …

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For many of us, the start of a new year brings renewed attention to health and fitness — but resolutions don’t have to be major, life-altering …

10 Healthy Recipes for a Fresh Start in 2015 - What's Gaby Cooking

New Year, New You right? Heck yes!! I’m not really into dieting, I’ve tried it before and it never ends up working out. But I do believe in having a …

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It’s the time of year when a lot of us are looking to upgrade our diets, and resolving to eat more vegetables is at the top of many a list. The good …

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The New Veganism: New Year Winter Salads

‘Tis the day (or two) after Christmas. You’ve put away the fancy linens, scrubbed the kitchen, and packed up your leftovers. You’ve wined, dined, …

Norwegian Recipes: Easy to Make Apple Cake

I love anything apple-cinnamon flavored and with a touch of vanilla ice cream. Apple Cake is heavenly! I actually like to bake, but I am all for the simpler recipes. I don't have the patience if you have to fly through hoops and hassles to get the result. After all, I am in it for the baked goods …

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10 Rib-Sticking Mac and Cheese Recipes to Get You Through Winter

Gallery10 Rib-Sticking Mac and Cheese Recipes to Get You Through Winter<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>The Starks and local weathermen can agree: Winter is coming. And in my book, there's no better antidote to cold weather than slippers and a …

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It is in the storms that Jesus does His finest work,<br>for it is in storms that He has our keenest attention.<br>We cannot go where God is not.<br>Look over …

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40 Recipes for the Fall Harvest Season

40 recipes for fall produce, from butternut squash and brussels sprouts to apples and pomegranate.<p>The mercury's dropping, the leaves are turning orange, and the nights are growing longer.<p>And you know what that means.<p>Your dad's going to pull out that pumpkin-colored wool sweater with the "falling …

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Meat Lite: Polish Cabbage, Potato, and Bacon Casserole

Ever since I was a little kid, there have a been a few kitchen aromas that I've found absolutely irresistible: melting butter, turning browned and nutty in the pan; bright, freshly-grated lemon zest; and dark black coffee—long before I had the urge to actually drink it. But as of today, a new …

How to Cook Lobster Mexican-Style, According to Chef Shannon Bard

Chef Shannon Bard from Zapoteca in Portland, ME, brings together Mexico and Maine in lobster tacos.<p>We never say no to lobster, pretty much as a rule, but when we heard about <b>Chef Shannon Bard</b> from Zapoteca restaurant in Portland, Maine, and her <b>chipotle chile lobster tacos</b>, the combination gave us …

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